A One in a Million Cancer Diagnosis
Hear how traveling from afar to an academic medical center changed Jennifer's life.
Experts & Guests
Diagnosed with appendiceal cancerIn April 2007, Ambrose was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called pseudomyxoma peritoneal cancer after a laparoscopic appendectomy revealed a malignant tumor. Pseudomyxoma peritoneal cancer strikes one of every 1 million Americans. Sometimes referred to as "jelly belly," it is usually caused by a mucus-producing tumor cell, often in the appendix. Jennifer underwent a nine hour surgery at... more >